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Le Grand-Celland tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Mont-Saint-Michel at 24 km from Le Grand-Celland

Visit Le Grand-Celland: highlights and tourist information

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Le Grand-Celland is situated in the Manche department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Saint-Michel at 24 km and Vire at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Grand-Celland, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Grand-Celland in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 24 km (direction west)

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Vire

Vire

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach,...

See Granville guide
 
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Fougeres

Fougeres

at 37 km (direction south), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but...

See Fougeres guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 41 km (direction east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled...

See Domfront guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 41 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 44 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on...

See Mont-Dol guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Coutances

Coutances

at 45 km (direction north-west)

Coutances is well known for its impressive cathedral, built in...

See Coutances guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 47 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous...

See Cancale guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home...

See Combourg guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Manche

Map of places to visit near Le Grand-Celland

 
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Markets in and near Le Grand-Celland

  • Brecey: market Friday (5km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (13km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Sourdeval: market Tuesday (20km)
  • La Haye-Pesnel: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (20km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (23km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Le Grand-Celland, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Le Grand-Celland, France

What to do at Le Grand-Celland? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Grand-Celland.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Argences (41km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (18km)
  • Couesnon (25km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Roches de Ham (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (42km)
  • Chausey (48km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Domjean (36km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Grand-Celland is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Saint-Lo, the department capital (general information: Le Grand-Celland is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Grand-Celland

Canton: Brécey

Arrondissement: Avranches

Department: Manche

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 50370

Distance to Le Grand-Celland

from Saint-Lo (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 333 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 430 km

from Strasbourg: 656 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car, often from the ferries at Saint-Malo, Cherbourg or Caen on the coast here which are very convenient. For driving distances to Le Grand-Celland from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brecey, Cuves, La Chapelle-Uree, La Gohanniere, Le Mesnil-Ozenne, Le Petit-Celland, Les Cheris, Les Cresnays, Marcilly, Reffuveille, Saint-Ovin and Vernix.

This page in French: Visiter Le Grand-Celland

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